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FP&A Director


Bright Event Rentals


Multiple locations

About the Company

Bright Event Rentals is the country’s leading premium event rental business. The company is full of experienced event professionals who are completely dedicated to ensuring our customers’ place in the spotlight. We ensure our customers and their guests have an incredible, indelible event by making the planning experience fun and easy while bringing unique collections from around the world that give each special occasion a distinctive, fresh look. The Company has grown exponentially both organically and through acquisitions over the past several years and continues to grow its position as the leader in a $4B and growing market.

About the Role

As part of this next phase of growth, Bright is looking for a Director of FP&A who will lead and execute all aspects of financial planning, budgeting/forecasting, and analysis. The Director of FP&A will work across the business to report on and monitor trends in performance to inform business decisions, establish budget vs. actual reporting, and lead the development and refinement of financial models. This is an opportunity to join an industry-leading brand in a high-impact role that works closely with the executive leadership team to drive the financial success of the organization. You will have the opportunity to build, evolve, and scale the FP&A function as the Company scales. This position requires strong financial acumen, experience in analytics, and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting process, working closely with department heads and the CFO.

  • Analyze and interpret financial results, providing insights into key performance indicators and highlighting trends, risk, and opportunities.

  • Conduct variance analysis to assess actual financial performance against budget and forecast at both corporate and team levels.

  • Assist with month-end financial reporting and provide valuable insights on monthly variances to budgets.

  • Produce monthly/quarterly financial reporting and compliance packages.

  • Conduct ad hoc data analysis to drive informed decision making across the Company, revenue streams, and teams.

  • Enhance/automate finance processes, models, and reporting, challenge existing assumptions and methodologies.

  • Create what-if business models to analyze potential outcomes from strategic decisions.

  • Ensure compliance with financial policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a relevant business-related discipline

  • Minimum 6 years of combined FP&A, investment banking, or similar experience

  • Strong financial modeling and forecasting skills, with an ability to maintain multiple versions of forecasts and scenarios

  • System savvy and data-driven; proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with data and BI tools a plus

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking with a natural curiosity to find the answer

  • Ability to work within a matrix organization and effectively provide value-added analyses as a functional partner

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to thoroughly synthesize data and simplify messages across teams

  • Demonstrated ability to roll up sleeves and work collaboratively both with a team and independently

  • History of building, developing, and mentoring a growing team

  • Relationship-driven and comfortable switching lanes in a fast-paced environment

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